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Iraqi fighter jet accidentally bombs Baghdad, 12 killed
BAGHDAD (AP) -- An Iraqi fighter jet accidentally dropped a bomb on a Baghdad neighborhood Monday, killing at least 12 people on the ground, Iraqi officials said.... 7/6/2015 7:49 PM

The Latest: Spanish PM: Greece must follow Europe's rules
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest on the fallout from the Greek referendum (all times local):... 7/6/2015 7:45 PM

After vote win, Greek leaders face pressure to restart talks
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Despite triumphing in a popular vote against austerity, Greece's leaders Monday faced the urgent need to heal ties with European creditors and reach a financial rescue deal to prevent it from falling out of the euro - possibly within days.... 7/6/2015 7:39 PM

Mali extremist traded for French hostage killed in attack
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- A Malian special forces spokesman says an Islamic extremist who was released last year in exchange for the freedom of a French hostage in Mali has been killed.... 7/6/2015 7:36 PM

English FA apology for tweet about Women's World Cup team
LONDON (AP) -- The English Football Association apologized for a tweet it subsequently deleted about its Women's World Cup team which prompted criticism across social media on Monday.... 7/6/2015 7:26 PM

Correction: Palestinians-Rainbow Flag story
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- In a story June 30 about Palestinian protesters whitewashing a gay pride rainbow flag, The Associated Press reported erroneously that homosexual acts are banned by law in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. While homosexuality is largely taboo in Palestinian society, there are no laws specifically banning homosexual acts.... 7/6/2015 7:25 PM

Day of extremist violence across Nigeria kills more than 60
JOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A day of extremist violence against both Muslims and Christians in Nigeria killed more than 60 people, including worshippers in a mosque who came to hear a cleric known for preaching peaceful coexistence of all faiths.... 7/6/2015 7:15 PM

Thousands evacuate as wildfires burn in west Canada
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- More than 200 forest fires are burning across western Canada, causing a heavy gray haze to settle over the Pacific coast and forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents.... 7/6/2015 6:53 PM

The Latest: Flags from many nations seen during pope visit
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:... 7/6/2015 6:50 PM

A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon
LONDON (AP) -- Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.... 7/6/2015 6:45 PM

Italian surveillance company hacked, documents stolen
LONDON (AP) -- An Italian surveillance firm known for selling malicious software used by police bodies and spy agencies has succumbed to a cyberattack, the firm's spokesman said Monday, confirming an embarrassing breach which sent documents and invoices ricocheting across the Internet.... 7/6/2015 6:44 PM

Hundreds of thousands gather for pope Mass in South America
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (AP) -- Hundreds of thousands of people filled a park in Ecuador's main port city Monday for Pope Francis' first big event of his three-nation South American tour, hoping for a glimpse of Latin America's first pope returning to his home soil for a Mass dedicated to the family.... 7/6/2015 6:26 PM

Correction: Russia-Ukraine-Gas story
MOSCOW (AP) -- In a story July 1 about Gazprom halting gas supplies to Ukraine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Russia offered Ukraine a price of $247 per cubic meter. The price offered was per thousand cubic meters.... 7/6/2015 6:19 PM

Mexico rescues 12 Cubans from makeshift raft
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The Mexican Navy says it has rescued 12 Cuban men who were found aboard a makeshift raft off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula.... 7/6/2015 6:11 PM

Israel arrests 6 Bedouin for supporting Islamic State group
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's Shin Bet security agency says it has arrested six Bedouin for establishing a cell supportive of the Islamic State group.... 7/6/2015 6:10 PM

Regional leaders urge Burundi to delay elections by 2 weeks
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) -- Regional leaders are urging Burundi's government to delay presidential elections by two weeks as the central African country grapples with violence sparked by the president's bid for a third term.... 7/6/2015 5:58 PM

Madrid to remove references to Franco in street names
MADRID (AP) -- Madrid's new leftist city council says it will remove all references to the dictatorship of Gen. Francisco Franco in names of streets and plazas in the Spanish capital.... 7/6/2015 5:53 PM

Morning after: Greeks united, proud of their defiance
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Nicky Zachary closed her family's shoe store just a few hours after opening it Monday after the few customers who had strolled in hadn't bought a thing. But she was not discouraged - she thinks a landmark "no" vote in a nationwide referendum has bonded Greeks together.... 7/6/2015 5:39 PM

Russian bomber crashes in Pacific region, both pilots killed
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian military aircraft crashed Monday while taking off on a nighttime training flight and both pilots were killed, the Defense Ministry said.... 7/6/2015 5:28 PM

Nyong'o, Blunt sparkle at Christian Dior couture garden show
PARIS (AP) -- Celebrities such as Lupita Nyong'o and Emily Blunt sparkled in the heat at Christian Dior's vivid couture show set in a timeless conservatory in Paris.... 7/6/2015 5:22 PM

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